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Jun 17, 2013 5:30am PDT
is on boosting the global economy, but the war in syria is dominating diplomacy ahead of the meeting. our diplomatic editor says divisions are growing between russia and other members of the group are good -- group. >> i think there is some trust between two people, the foreign ministers john kerry, the u.s. secretary of state, and the russian foreign minister sergey lever of. when you go wider and the two administrations, there is not much trust. on the american side, they believe that russia is seriously supporting assad's ongoing onslaught which saw the fall of qusayr. i think that is one of the factors, that seriously worried the obama administration. are the russians really serious? or are they just talking about going to geneva and in the meantime trying to win the battle on the ground, giving assad a lot of assistance? the russians make the point that we have the assad regime to go to geneva. or at least they say they will go to geneva, while the americans -- their job was to bring the opposition to the negotiating table. they have not achieved that. the opposition has not signed o
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Jun 18, 2013 2:00pm PDT
be achieved through diplomacy. >> talk on the global economy were less contentious. the g8 leaders say it is in better shape than last year but still needs growth. there is also agreement on working to put attacks havens out of business. they pledged more transparency to curtail tax evasion and avoidance worldwide. >> taxation is one of the big issues where the g-8 says they made progress today. >> tax evasion and avoidance were under discussion. invasion is illegal, avoidance is not, but sometimes the line between between them can be hard to draw. >> they are under fire for breaking the rules or pushing them to the limits. they want to make practices harder and tax havens from the caribbean to the heart of europe. click the picturesque villages technically in austria, but the only road in his from germany. there have never been border controls here making it easy to hide german money in the neighboring country with lower tax rates. >> there are about 4 billion euro in three banks here. more than 99% of the money comes from germany, most of it probably undeclared. clicks tax evasion ha
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Jun 20, 2013 2:00pm PDT
of the elections. while the economy and iraq's kurdish north is booming, there is still no reliable power supply in baghdad. tangled cables apply electricity. he sewage system is ruined and streets and houses are in dire need of repair. that would mean work if it were for the -- if there went out for the constant violence. >> every time a device explodes, it takes work away from us for a week or two. no one comes to buy supplies. i have a family to feed. lex in the first round of provincial elections, the alliance prevailed, but it garnered fewer votes than the previous poll. there was voting in sunni regions that do discriminate against by the government, but many say it's not even about the sectarian conflict. it's just feuding politicians. >> i hope the elections bring change. there are no jobs. there's no electricity. i hope it gets better. >> at iraqi society is hobbled. although the people of iraq were able to cast ballots on thursday, they are not optimistic. >> markets have plunged after the u.s. federal reserve chairman said the central bank could and bond purchases next year if the eco
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Jun 16, 2013 2:00pm PDT
to be there on this path. >> issues at the forefront of people's minds are economy and unemployment. iran has a young population that is highly educated, but many are struggling to find jobs. >> hassan rouhani is not new to politics and is an outspoken critic of ahmadinejad. his election in 2005 he resigned from his post. >> i expect him to at least record -- restore the economic situation to what it was eight years ago. i live in my country and i expect to live in my country comfortably. >> i wanted economy to be fixed. that is one of the most important problems. i used to be a shopkeeper, but i quit. is note hassan rouhani the -- >> if we want to choose a way to develop a country and ensure the welfare of the people and establish peace and stability, there is no better way than enforcing the law and remaining committed to the law. >> hassan rouhani is a longtime friend of the man who holds the real power in iran, the supreme leader. while he says he wants to reach out by getting away from extremism in foreign-policy, he has almost -- also promised there will be no surrender to western demands. a ra
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Jun 17, 2013 7:00pm PDT
are crippling iran's economy and creating unemployment. rouhani says they are backwards and regressive and now is a time of opportunity for improves international relations. he expressed his hope for better relations with arab countries and an end to the syrian conflict. >> the problems facing syria today can only be resolved by the people of syria. the destiny of syria can only be decided by the syrian people. >> rouhani is expected to take office in a month and a half. until then, mahmoud ahmadinejad is still the president and now has been summoned to court in november after parliamentary speaker larijani filed an official complaint. the contents are unknown. it appears mahmoud ahmadinejad will still be in the spotlight even after he leaves office. al jazeera, tehran. >> you're watching al jazeera, a reminder of our top stories. the war in syria is dominating most of the talks in the g-8 summit in northern ireland. vladimir putin and barack obama have met but are struggling to agree on a way to end the violence. the british government meanwhile has been accused of spying on foreign leaders i
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Jun 18, 2013 5:30am PDT
economy and its problems. halfey represent just over of the $71.7 trillion global economy. we are live close to where the summit is taking place. they were all smiles in front of the cameras, but behind closed doors, was it a different story? >> apart from vladimir putin. >> of course. >> for all of the talk that the g8 is seen as talking shop and cannot get things done -- syria, for example -- i have to say the british, in particular, this morning have been making positive noise on forward movement on better tax arrangements. the british chancellor said there had been more progress made in the last 24 hours than the last 24 years. what they are trying to do our new arrangements on two different issues -- corporate tax avoidance, multinationals in theing tax loopholes europe and the developing world, and on tax evasion, which is illegal, even though tax avoidance is legal. ory are trying to close down get better transparency on all of these british islands, to see where money might be being hidden you legally. the great -- illegally. the great prize is if they get the people to pay tax
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Jun 19, 2013 7:00pm PDT
for us in germany and in europe of which would be a great project between the two largest economies in the world is the free trade agreement. i am very glad we started to talk about this. i want to say for the german side that we are committed to it. both economies will benefit from it and it would also add nursemaid to the global world -- nourishment to the global world. >> obama made his speech in front of us liked crowd of vips and students. he remains better liked than many foreign leaders. or than 80% of germans say they approve of his policies. >> a former university professor from the u.s. has been arrested days after making the fbi's 10 most wanted list. childfacing charges of exploitation and traveling to the philippines to have underage sex. the 64-year-old was arrested on the caribbean coast. fashion designers dolce and gabbana have been found guilty of tax evasion in italy. a court gave the two men and a suspended jail sentence and a fine for hundreds of millions of dollars -- for hiding hundreds of millions of dollars from tax authorities. italy, tax evasion never goes
LINKTV
Jun 20, 2013 5:30am PDT
of it is a collection of shabby tents, it is more like a city with its own economy, institutions, social fabric. so dismantling this place is more complex than simply pulling up those tents. arrivalse earliest pitched camp here in the first wave in 1994. he now has a thriving business, two wives, and three grandchildren with another on the way. there is still a lot of danger. i recognize it is my homeland but i cannot go back there. in my heart, this is my home. this is where i have lived peacefully for a long time. a refugee camp for many, a real home for many more. >> there is a drive britain to draft new laws that could see reckless bankers jailed. the british government supports a recommendation a by a committee reviewing banking standards in the uk, making bank a such as this in a criminal offense. >> as they put it, high standards in banking should not be a substitute for global success. on the contrary, can a -- they can be a stimulus to it. we already support of the recommendations on new criminal and canceling bonuses where bands are bailed out. been --on designer has fashion designers hav
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Jun 20, 2013 7:00pm PDT
to america. the fed has announced it may no longer buy bonds to release money into the u.s. economy. u.s. stocks went down by more than two percent, the deepest single day fall since november. disappointing chinese economic data also hurt local sentiment. korean rebels are asking for more military support from its international palace. members of the free syrian army say a no-fly zone over parts of the country could help her event a unitarian disaster. -- a humanitarian disaster. the group believes syrian government forces will try to retake aleppo. a video posted online shows them battling government fighters there. the un's, humanitarian chief has given her assessment of the crisis. valerie amos says this disregard for human life and dignity has reached unprecedented levels in syria. she has been briefing members of the security council. >> a u.n. joint assessment mission was finally allowed on the 15th of june. they basically found a ghost town. weeks of heavy fighting and shelling have left the city almost totally destroyed. , raised my concerns that where there is active conflict
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Jun 14, 2013 7:00pm PDT
many, the economy forthright in their minds when they went to the ballot box. >> this current situation should be change. you know how tough it is for people. people suffer from high prices. >> eight years of auckland in the jobs credit is a -- the sanctions have heard. , itue to increasing prices is getting worse and worse. i want stations to be lifted. >> he urged all iranians to come out and vote, saying it was not only their national duty, that the religious duty. point. in the size that -- leaders emphasized that point. >> the government has been eager to ensure there is no repeat of the pro-reformist demonstrations, and violence which marge -- marred the elections four years ago. the voting shows iranians do care about who their next president will be. the interior ministry extended the hours of voting three times on friday. pose -- polls opened at 8:00 in the morning. that is, the polls were extended for the interior ministry for the surge of voters. they predicted a turnout of 70% of people. even after when they lock the doors, they let the people inside cast their vote. one of
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Jun 15, 2013 2:30pm PDT
for the new parliament even though the region is key to the economy. this region has been marna leitch -- marginalize for 50 years. it was excluded for all developments. it is the richest region in the country because of the raw materials. a former postal worker has not been able to achieve much for the region he represents. many hope against hope that politicians can do something for them. unpaid compensation, missing approval, denied loans, the list of complaints is in less. almost all of them are dissatisfied. we accompany him for a portion of his journey. not far from here are the mountains where security forces recently found an islamic terrorist camp. the extremists are just a passing phenomenon. radicalization is normal after a resolution. it will soon subside. he says he thinks the constitutional assembly is working well and that any claims to the contrary are wrong. he says the assembly members are working hard. he adds the constitution is almost finished. things are tense and tunis as well. political business continues as usual. here in the parliamentary cafeteria, he is a qu
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Jun 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
, but the situation is worse now. all sectors are affected. the economy, tourism, society. all because of the strikes and because of jihadist. -- jihadists. s are a constant topic of discussion. extremism is taking a toll on the country. the south is traditionally socialist. too extremists have made inroads among the young and discontents. -- discontent. next we meet with a member of the assembly charged with drafting the constitution, and he is on his way to tunis. he is a backbencher good -- backbencher. this region has been marginalized for 50 years. it was excluded from all development. at the same time, it is the richest region in the country because of the raw materials. a former postal worker, he has not been able to achieve much for the region he represents. like him, many hope against hope that politicians can do something for them. , missingmpensation approvals, denied loans, the list of complaints people come to him with his endless. almost all of them are dissatisfied. him for a portion of his journey. are thefrom here mountains where security forces recently found an islamic terrorist ca
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Jun 18, 2013 7:00pm PDT
with the government for some sort of economy. it is believed this is what will happen in the and. they will be raised here. it is still partially under rebel control. the african union and the un and france sponsored the talks. they hope both sides will be able to coexist peacefully and preserve the unity of molly and her together to rebuild the nation. >> people in singapore have been dealing with some of the worst air pollution over 16 years. the thick haze is being blamed on fires in nearby indonesia. 155 whicheading hit is considered unhealthy. the world's biggest greenhouse as emitter is embarking on carbon trading plan. the government may make it national. it is not just environmental concerns behind the greens game. andrising middle-class global demands for its products has made china the biggest industrial center on the planet but it has also made it one of the filthiest. >> china has seven of the dirtiest cities in the world. >> a new study shows air pollution from 196 coal-fired power stations caused almost -- many deaths. asthma andases of bronchitis. the study is co-authored by an america
LINKTV
Jun 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
are at an historically low level. money is cheaper than ever before. this ultra-lax policy help the u.s. economy get back on track again, but markets do expect a slow and to this money flooding, and bernanke could give an important hint. the market went up and down, and the dax closed lightly lower. >> let's take a look at wednesday's numbers. the dax was down by nearly .4% at 8190 seven. the euro stoxx 50 also lower, down by more than .6 %. the dow trading lower by nearly a full percent. looks like the losses are getting lower. the fed chair has been speaking, and he said the federal reserve could begin tapering its bond purchases and could end its program next year of economic growth remains strong. bad news for the markets there. investors do not like that, and the euro trading at this dollar at a value of $ 1.3273. >> welcome back. returning to our top story in berlin this evening where security for president barack obama's visit is unprecedented. some have described it as berlin on lockdown, especially those people living in the downtown areas where they have to cooperate with the top security in op
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Jun 20, 2013 6:30pm PDT
, that can put other things in motion too. bogota is home to over 8 million people. the economy is developing and increasingly people are demanding participation in that growth. buritica wants to inspire, help and encourage. the 27-year-old is attending a book fair in colombia's capital. one publisher has released a book about social enterpreneurs. many consider buritica a role model. he's using the opportunity to highlight the importance of networks. he says you can achieve more when you bring people from many different walks of life together. he began working with homeless people in bogota's historic centre a decade ago. he organised campaigns and cleared up misunderstandings. like many people in his network, he believes in helping people help themselves. >> the solution is in our own hands, no matter how minor the issue. it's just important to do something. we need to do something to change the lives of other people. but despite the seriousness of the issues, having fun is important too. tonight the global shapers are letting their hair down. but tomorrow they'll be back to the job of usin
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Jun 21, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. the central bank has been holding back from pumping money into the economy lately, worried about the risk of accumulating bad bets. onto markets, and european stock exchanges dropped for the fourth day in a row on friday, locking in the biggest weekly decline in 13 months. our correspondent sent us this trading -- the summary of the trading action on the frankfurt stock exchange. >> ee you is coming forth with the bank union. this was the only good news for traders. it is a very important project, they said, but besides these plans, the trading day was very weak. german stocks made only a brief move toward recovery after yesterday's selloff. the fed's announcement to reduce stimulus disappointed traders, and in addition, they also worried about the situation in the chinese banking sector. the week ended all in all with heavy losses. >> we stay in frankfurt for a closer look at the friday numbers. the dax was off i -- look at that -- 1.76%. also lower across the atlantic on the dow, wh is trading up at this hour. the euro trading at a value of $ 1.31 51. briefly in sports, formula one raci
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Jun 22, 2013 7:00am PDT
adopted several measures aimed .t used in the economy saudi arabia has announced .nother death and 81-year-old man died in the eastern province. six of the new cases have been registered. experts are nearing the end of a four-day meeting to discuss ways to tackle the virus. 70 cases have been confirmed worldwide. 39 people have died, 33 of them in saudi arabia. a humorous but hard-hitting political satire has become a box office hit on the sri lankan state. it's so popular, even the president came to watch. >> poking fun at politicians, it's brought hundreds of people, some as early as 6:00 in the morning, to queue for tickets. >> last time, i missed the tickets. i was there for about two hours, and when it came to my chance, they were sold out. >> seats for the first day of the show sold out and half an hour. 10 more were scheduled with some live assaults. >> i only go with the headline. editor has full freedom to decide. >> the show was created six years ago. it emerged after the title featured title role in another play drew the loudest laughs. ,his show has a loyal following although a
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Jun 17, 2013 8:00am PDT
the economy and we'll influence in other spheres, but the supreme leader of the country is ayatollah ali khamenei, who oversees matters of national security. shortly after winning the election, rouhani spoke on state television. -- ofud nation of the ron iran, i congratulate you. you're committed and meaningful involvement on elections, under fulfillment of your religious and national duty to response to the call of the leader of the revolution. without a doubt, the real winner of this election is you, the people, the consciousness, peas -- peace and hope placed your heart into the hands of an all- knowing and mighty god. you have given trust in religious democracy emma a journey towards respect and national interest, and the governments that six to moderate them a correct, and measure. >> the ron -- he ran's residential campaign found thousands -- saw thousands rallying in favors of reforms. there are mass protests over the disputed reelection of president amit in the jacques, who is leaving power after exhausting exhausting the two- term limit. after rouhani's victory was announced, ir
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